Qantas firmed up its order for 12 Q400s plus 24 options and purchase rights, Bombardier said. The deal was announced last month (ATWOnline, Oct. 23). Aircraft will be operated by QantasLink. Four of the 12 firm aircraft are conversions of existing options, the manufacturer said. QantasLink currently operates seven Q400s and expects delivery of two previously ordered aircraft in January.

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